Emoticons are pretty important:  Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

Here’s what every emoticon really means

7 Classroom Review Games that Won't Waste Time

7 Classroom Review Games that Won't Waste Time

Need to remember this so I can try to communicate with Spanish speaking workers.

Understanding Spanish (even just a few basic Spanish phrases) makes for more meaningful travel to Panama, or any Spanish-speaking country.

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Tech Talk for Teachers: This is for a SMART® board. I can use some of the ideas for my Promethean.

Tech Talk for Teachers: This is for a SMART® board. I can use some of the ideas for my Promethean.

Ever wondered how the Australian 'Aussie' accent evolved? Find  out about its fascination history and learn some Aussie slang.

Fascinating History of How the Australian Accent Evolved

Ever wondered how the Australian 'Aussie' accent evolved? Find out about its fascination history and learn some Aussie slang.

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